DEPOWA Donates Bags of Rice, Semovita, Other Items to First Lady’s Pet Project

Deji Elumoye in Abuja

The Renewed Hope Initiative (RHI), the pet project of the First Lady, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, yesterday, took delivery of food items and clothing materials, donated by the Defence Chiefs and Police Officers Wives Association (DEPOWA).
The items, made up of 300 bags of 25kg rice, 250 bags of Semovita, 250 Bottles of groundnut oil and 250 pieces of Ankara materials, were donated by the association to support the cause of the initiative.

Receiving the items on behalf of the First Lady and National Chairman of the Initiative, Senator Oluremi Tinubu in Abuja, a member of RHI Governing Council, Prof. Hafsat Ganduje, appreciated DEPOWA for the gesture, noting that it aligns with the mission of the RHI to ensure a better life for all families.
She said: “Indeed we are happy to see this particular organisation keying into the RHI. The initiative has some cardinal points, areas that we are considering, and by the grace of God, we are going to cover within the tenure of President Bola Tinubu.

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“The items are going to be used judiciously, especially to cushion the effect of what our people are experiencing. It is coming into good hands and I assure you that we are going to use it, we are going to distribute it and it is going to be part and parcel of what our people are going to enjoy.”
Earlier in her speech, while handing over the items to RHI, Wife of the Chief of Defence Staff and National President of DEPOWA, Oghogho Musa Gwabe, said the donation was in fulfillment of the pledge by the association to support the initiative aimed at empowerment of women.
She pledged unalloyed commitment of DEPOWA to the pet project of Mrs. Tinubu in all its intervention areas, including agriculture, health, economic empowerment, social investment and education.

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